No less than five factors contributed to the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year, according to a new report, which may help inform the drawing up of new and tighter regulations to help ensure buildings - including rented properties - are safer in future.

A leaked Metropolitan Police report carried out by BRE Global found that the refurbishment work, in particular the cladding, failed to meet fire safety rules on a number of counts.

Thinking of working in Block Management? - Read these top tips!

Whether you’re a graduate just starting out in your career or an experienced professional looking to move up another rung on the ladder, there are so many things you can do to help boost your prospects and stand out from the crowd. Here, Deverell Smith Director and Head of Property Management, Emma Timothy, offers her top tips for those looking to make their mark in the block management sector.
An ideal place to start is by increasing your knowledge through industry-recognised qualifications.